Women were pioneers in the creation of some early programming languages, but the face of information technology today, in news and entertainment media, is distinctly male. A panel of women who are information technology professionals talk about their careers, their workplace experiences, and the efforts that are being made to draw more young women into computing fields.


  • Kathleen Harrington founder and CEO, WomensNewsLink.com
  • Dr. Roberta Sabin chair of the computer science department at Loyola College
  • Anita Borg president of the Institute for Women and Technology
  • Annette Gildea director of product design for Road Runner

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